How To Fix Windows 10 Version Freezing

How To Fix Windows 10 Version Freezing

Windows 10 version is estimated very highly when coming to stability and performance. Although there is a huge amount of features, there are still problems remaining. One of them is the “computer getting frozen’ issue. This post will show you some methods to fix the frozen issue on Windows 10.

How To Fix Windows 10 Version Freezing
Check for Updates

The first thing í making sure your computer is running on the latest Windows version. You can check if there is any pending update by following the steps:

  • Click on Start button and type ‘Windows Update’ into the search bar.
  • Next, launch the Windows Update tool after you see it in the search results, and from there, you can see if your computer is running the latest version.
  • If there is an update available, simply download and install it.
Clear temporary files

Temporary file folder has a good reputation for getting very quickly. However, you should clean them out regularly, since if there are too much temporary files, they can have a bad impact on the performance of your Windows.

  • Press your Windows + R keys, and enter ‘Temp’ into the search box.
  • The temp folder will open and show you all the files.
  • Simply press Ctrl + A to select all the files in the folder.
  • Press the delete key to delete all of them.
Run a memory check

Faulty memory is a very common problem that causes computers to get frozen. Fortunately, Windows comes with built in software that allows checking its integrity and it’s easy to run:

  • Press Windows + R keys again.
  • In the window opening up, enter ‘mdsched.exe’ in the box.
  • There will be an option to check immediately or you can wait when restarting your computer and the check will start running on the next startup.
  • When your computer starts up again, it will show a blue screen and the progress of your memory evaluation.
Adjust virtual memory

Virtual memory is an extension of physical memory. When RAM space on your computer exhausts, Windows will use this virtual memory to store files.

We can adjust the number of resources that the virtual memory is permitted by going to the advanced options insides your system. To do so,

  • Launch Control Panel and click on System and Security > System and choose Advanced Settings.
  • Under the Performance pane, click on Settings > Advanced tab.
  • You will then see information relating to Virtual Memory at the bottom. Simply click on the change button, and in the next window untick the checkbox at the top.
  • You’ll see the current size of your Virtual Memory locating at the bottom, so you can increase it up to 50% or 100% in the custom field and then choose ‘Set’.

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Run a disk check

Another common way to fix your Windows 10 computer freezing is running a disk check. If you haven’t defragmented your disk in a while, it could certainly be the cause of the frozen issue. To run a disk check:

  • Open Windows Explorer, and then right-click on your primary drive (usually your C drive) and select Properties.
  • Go to the Tools tab, and click on ‘Check now…’ under the Error-checking pane.
  • There will be a popup window. Click on Start to begin the process.

These are possible solutions to fix your Windows 10 computer freezing. If you see the post useful, share your thoughts in the comment below.


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